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Local Obits for Tue. Apr 16th, 2019


William Osthoff, 93, Cumming
William Osthoff, age 93, of Cumming, Georgia passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2019. The family will have a celebration of life at a later date.


Lilalee Parpart Blinn, 86, Buford
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Lilalee Parpart Blinn, age 86, of Buford, who passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Mrs. Blinn was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the dau ...
Peggy Jane Curtis, 79, Liliburn
Peggy Jane Bedingfield Curtis "Granny", 79 of Lilburn GA, passed away Tuesday April 16, 2019.  Curtis was born December 20, 1939 in Atlanta GA, Curtis was a ...


Victor Matistic, Demorest
Victor Vincent Matistic, age 75 of Demorest, passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Vic was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania on September 4, 1943 to the late August and Amelia Ro ...


Vera Casey Fletcher, 81, Gainesville
Vera Casey Fletcher, 81 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday April 16, 2019 at her residence. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, SW, Gaine ...
Judy Presnell, 73, Gainesville
Judy Presnell, 73 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday April 16, 2019 at her residence.   Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later.   Little ...
Judy Presnell, Gainesville
Judy Presnell of Gainesville passed away Tuesday April 16, 2019 at her residence. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, 2019 in the chapel of Little &a ...
Ruth T. Collins, 88, Lula
Ruth T. Collins - Echols, age 88, of Lula, Georgia went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at her residence following an extended illness.  Ruth was born on Jun ...
Lila “Jean” Henderson, 78, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Lila “Jean” Henderson, age 78, of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at Willowwood Nursing Home, surrounded by her family. Memorial Services wil ...
Rudolph Hubbard, 87, Lula
  Rudolph Hubbard, age 87 of Lula, passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Born in Homer, Georgia on December 23, 1931, he was a son of the late Myrtice Hubbard. Mr. H ...
Eloise Meeks Smith, 83, Gainesville
Eloise Meeks Smith, age 83, of Gainesville, Georgia, formerly of Cornelia, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Mrs. Smith was born on May 16, 1935, in ...


Daisy Mae Dorsey, 79, Cleveland
Daisy Mae Dorsey, age 79 of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Ms. Dorsey was born on June 4, 1939, in Cleveland, Georgia, to the late Payton and Ida J. Butler D ...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
Former US Senate majority leader Harry Reid dies at 82
Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died at home in Henderson, Nevada
John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85
The NFL says Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden has died at age 85
Gainesville businessman James Simpson dies at 77, truck parade to be held in his honor
Gainesville businessman James Simpson, the force behind Simpson Trucking & Grading, Inc. in Gainesville, will be remembered in a funeral service Friday, Dec. 17 at Hopewell Baptist Church.
Michael Nesmith, the Monkee for all seasons, dies at 78
Michael Nesmith, the wool-hatted, guitar-strumming member of the 1960s, made-for-television rock band The Monkees, has died at 78
Al Unser, a four-time winner of Indianapolis 500, dies at 82
Al Unser, one of only four drivers to win the Indianapolis 500 a record four times, died Thursday following years of health issues
Pro Bowler, Super Bowl champ, GA Tech star wideout Demaryius Thomas dies at 33
Former NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas has died at the age of 33
Georgia Racing Hall of Famer Bud Lunsford passes away
Legendary Georgia racer and hall of famer Bud Lunsford of Gainesville passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Lunsford, a member of both the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame...